AutoWeek reports Bentley is slowly building a team for the brand’s return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The automaker has hired Graham Humphrys as a consultant. Humphrys penned the BMW V12 LMR that took the win at the 1999 Le Mans, and he’s now tasked with heading up a feasibility study for the British luxury manufacturer.
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According to Brian Gush, chassis and powertrain director for Bentley, the automaker is currently exploring which class would best suit the company. Humphrys’ 30 years of racing experience, including roles on vehicles like the March 82G Group C car, and with companies like Aston Martin and Spice Engineering, should prove instrumental in narrowing down the field.
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